On This Day

What Happened on June 28, 1959

Historical Events

  • Meldrim trestle disaster; freight train derails over Ogeechee River in Georgia causing IPG tanks to explode killing 23
  • Phils Wally Post is only outfielder to throw out 2 runners in an inning twice (Losing to Giants 6-0)
1959 Highlights

About June 28, 1959

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer